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Best of Zambia Safari in a Week: Victoria Falls, South Luangwa, Lower Zambezi
8 Day Custom Tour
A Zambian safari is not about seeing; it is about feeling. In one week, you can mix many of the continent’s famous safari experiences and explore the purity and authenticity that takes Zambia far beyond just a sightseeing trip. Predators at night, safari on foot and from the water, aerial imagery and close-up photography hides all bring ways for Zambia’s highlights to impress all your senses. They also celebrate a thrilling diversity with time spent at Victoria Falls, the South Luangwa savanna, and the Lower Zambezi wetlands making for the perfect safari adventure.
10-Day Highlights of Zambia Safari
10 Day Custom Tour
Zambia is not just a safari, but an immersion in the raw brilliance of big-game Africa. You will witness leopards, lions, elephant herds, and endemic species, and get even closer on game walks and nighttime drives. Privately guided and handcrafted, this 10-day safari honors the highlights of Zambia and why it is Africa’s next big destination. Four days in South Luangwa are complemented by two days in the Lower Zambezi wetlands and three days in Mosi-oa-Tunya, where rhinos are just up -river from Victoria Falls.
Intimate Zambia and Expressive Kenya Safari Itinerary
15 Day Custom Tour
Kenya and Zambia make perfect safari companions. Kenya is open and expressive, a space of astonishing animal numbers and the drama of the endless plains while Zambia are diverse and intimate, creating an exclusive experience that takes you further into the wild. This dreamy luxury safari will spend a week in each country and blend the best of the eastern and southern African regions to celebrate the best of a wild, untouched continent. Expect iconic highlights, private excursions, and profound encounters.
Family-Friendly Zambia Safari: Private Villas, Tailored Activities, Exceptional Wildlife
12 Day Custom Tour
Canoeing past hippos, learning to track endemic antelopes, nighttime drives encountering leopards on the prowl; Zambia is the perfect country for fully customizing a family adventure, the variety and quality of safari ensures that everyone lives out their safari dream. Using private villas and fully tailored family activities, this 10-day safari celebrates the essence of Zambia and African safari, from the thrilling big game to the unique surprises.
Before the Fame: Safari to Zambia’s Hidden Gems
12 Day Custom Tour
Africa still has big-game landscapes that have yet to be documented and discovered. Zambia’s Liuwa Plain and Kafue National Parks have only just opened to tourists, and the experience is remarkable as you can explore a final frontier that was previously inaccessible. The wildlife is outstanding and ranges from famous predators to mass migrations, and wildlife reacts without fear of your presence. This 12-day itinerary is a unique chance to experience these new, almost secret destinations before they reach world fame. As you dream of your perfect itinerary, consider browsing our many other itineraries as your safari tour to Zambia is handcrafted for you.
Two-Week Highlights of Zambia Safari Tour by Light Aircraft
14 Day Custom Tour
Zambia is pure wilderness as the country effortlessly leads you into the delights and dramas of the wild. Accessing these national parks on foot, you can spot giant mammals crossing the evocative plains and natural wonders that remain untouched by time. This 2-week luxury safari will hop between the national parks by light aircraft to unravel the surprises and subtleties that lie in the heart of Africa with wetlands of the Lower Zambezi, Victoria Falls, South Luangwa, North Luangwa, and Kafue.
Up Close & Personal: Exclusive Zambia Safari on Foot, Horseback and Water
14 Day Custom Tour
Gallop with the zebra, walk amongst the elephants, and paddle past the hippos and lions as your itinerary brings delightful and exclusive safari perspectives, bringing you out of the vehicle and into the untouched African atmosphere. Your handcrafted safari will celebrate unique vantage points with days spent enjoying Africa’s original walking safari in South Luangwa, safari on horseback with the herds of Kafue, and several days of water-based safari with the big game of the Lower Zambezi wetlands. Consider browsing some of our other vacations as you handcraft a safari in Zambia that will exceed your expectations.
Zambia and the Cape: Vic Falls, Private Safari, Nature and Culture
13 Day Custom Tour
Explore Southern Africa’s cultural and natural highlights with this exclusive safari that will connect a region’s flagship destinations. Immerse yourself in its most captivating city, lose yourself in its enduring wilderness and explore the elegance of its wine lands as you feel the untamed power of nature. Your 13-day adventure will combine South Africa’s Cape with Zambia’s wild backcountry for an iconic fusion of everything that is so alluring and rewarding about Southern Africa.
Legendary Predators of Africa: An Intimate Zambian Safari
11 Day Custom Tour
Leopards prowl beneath the moonlight, cheetahs and wild dogs cross the iconic open plains, lions inhabit trees and chase endemic species as your time in Zambia will bring an inspiring intimacy with Africa’s legendary predators. This handcrafted safari will follow the iconic hunters through South Luangwa and Kafue National Parks with exclusive activities bringing extraordinary moments. The itinerary will take you off the beaten track and into the wilderness where predators will always take center stage in nature’s theatre.
The Great Elephant Migration Across Zambia & Botswana Safari
11 Day Custom Tour
Exclusively handcrafted, this 11-day safari celebrates the beauty of the world’s largest land mammal. You will follow the biggest elephant migration, be surrounded by Africa’s largest elephant population, and enjoy an astonishing intimacy with tens of thousands of pachyderms. Exploring Zambia and Botswana, you will trace the giants on a surreal mix of game drives, nighttime drives, walking safaris and boat trips for the world’s ultimate elephant adventure. Of all of the safari options, this itinerary will keep your attention on the amazing elephants while also giving you a chance to enjoy the full cast of African wildlife.
Zambia Safari for Couples: Private Activities & Romantic Accommodations
10 Day Custom Tour
Romance blossoms in Zambia with island escapes surrounded by hippos, honeymoon suites hidden amongst herds and champagne cruises past elephants. With three of the country’s three most exclusive properties, this safari itinerary combines an evocative private safari with new definitions of getaway. You will be alone in the wild, enveloped by wildlife thrills while enjoying the opulence of contemporary design. Featuring Victoria Falls, South Luangwa, and Lower Zambezi, experience it all together for the adventure of a lifetime.
Spectacular Southern Africa Family Safari: South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana
14 Day Custom Tour
Discover a wonderful mixture of wilderness, wildlife, and culture during your 15-day family African safari that takes you to South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana. Immerse your family in savannah and wild riverbanks as you search for elephants, rhinoceroses, and lions. From witnessing the roar of Victoria Falls to penguins lounging on a beach outside of Cape Town, you will build everlasting memories on your African family safari.
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Said to host some of the best safari regions in southern Africa and home to some of the most welcoming locals, it is not hard to identify the six best places to visit in Zambia.
From cultural encounters to the magic of Victoria Falls, Zambia has many highlights that can demonstrate nature’s raw power and unforgettable beauty, culminating in the incredible combination of urban and bush experiences that will leave you eager to explore further and create more unforgettable memories.
Whether enjoying Zambia for days at a time or on a return visit for an exceptional safari, the must-see destinations are a handful of ways you can discover the diverse wonders across the country.
The best time for an African safari is during the southern hemisphere’s winter months of June, July, and August, leading into spring in September. Temperatures are lower and the drier climate unveils an abundance of wildlife in search of water and warmth.
Enjoy mild days, fresh mornings, and cool afternoons as you venture out on game drives, safari walks, and boating activities. Bird lovers will find the late summer months of January and February the perfect time to witness a variety of winged beauties.
The African bush delivers unique experiences throughout the year and the following guide on the best time to visit will show you why a safari in Southern or East Africa is a great opportunity no matter the time of year.
Set in some of the most spectacular locations on Earth, an African Safari gives you an intimate look into a whole different world.
You will encounter mesmerizing wildlife, stunning landscapes, and blissful luxuries, and understanding your options will maximize your experience.
Use our Africa Safari Travel Guide to make it the best it can be as you connect with one of Zicasso’s safari experts for access to off-the-grid preserves, the best big game experiences, and so much more.
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